OPTIC LLC - Joshua Reed Stuart

Cell: +1 575 613 3169

welding twenty years professional and technical expertise to life-long creative pursuits in experiential technology, film, music, and digital media. two decades experience in audio-visual communications, a diverse education, and robust life experience has forged me into a proven professional and leader in event production, sound design, video systems engineering, and high-end technical solutions

Academic Education

Pacific University - Oregon, USA

Master of Fine Arts: Creative Writing

Portland State University - Oregon, USA

Bachelor of Arts: American Literature

Professional Education

VYV Corporation - Montreal, QC, Canada

VYV Photon Fundamentals

Disguise - New York, USA

Disguise Fundamentals
Advanced Integration
Creative Sequencing
Specialist Workflow

Green Hippo - Nevada, USA

Hippo School - Green Hippo Media Servers

Notch/10Bit FX - Los Angeles, USA

Notch Academy



Principal | Director - New Mexico, USA - 1994-Present

  • twenty+ years experience in live event production, audio-visual support, and digital media production
  • freelance contractor and small business owner working with local, national, and international companies and artists
  • production and execution of over two hundred successful events and projects over the course of the last decade
  • touring regional, national, and global sound design, DJ sets, and live electro-acoustic performances

Tame Impala

Video Systems Sorcerer - Global - 2018-Present

  • three years working with internationally acclaimed band Tame Impala
  • lead video engineer, camera effects designer, content consultation, media server programmer and operator

Evident Events

Sr. Technical Director - Oregon, USA - 2017-2018

  • co-founder of video focused venture partnership
  • areas of expertise include but not limited to: video production for retail, stage, and corporate environments
  • leadership roles as EIC, technical Director, high resolution switching, video systems design and installation


Technical Project Manager - Karben, Germany/Portland, OR- 2016-2017

  • production planning, sales, consultation, and project management
  • technical adept in multiple video engineering fields
  • corporate events, media & content, installation & integration
  • efforts directly secured approximately $1mil revenue at 33% profit margin within first 3 months with company

Joshua Stuart

Freelance Technician - Portland, OR- 2006-2018

  • production planning, technical assistance, and on-site support
  • operation and programming in multiple audio-visual engineering workflows
  • freelance contractor and small business owner working with local, regional, and national companies

Oregon Convention Center

Audio-Visual Technician - Portland, OR- 2000-2005

  • production planning, technical assistance, and operation
  • exhibition, conference, and event technical support
  • technical lead and training for new audio-visual staff
film, hiking, qigong and gongfu, cooking, outdoors exploration, international travel, conceptual art

Available on request
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